Vision

Internationalisation Strategy

Vision

Foster internationalisation to achieve excellence.

 

Mission

Embed the international dimension in all activities of the university to enhance the quality of education and research, produce well-prepare students to work in an intercultural and globalising world and provide service to society and community social engagement.



Goals

1.  Enhance the quality of education, research and international reputation of PSUT.      

2.  Prepare students to work in an intercultural and globalised world.     

3.  Provide service to society and community social engagement.

 

Objectives

1. Enhancing Relation with Jordanian, Arab, Islamic and world Universities.

2. Enhancing Relations with the European Commission and other Funding Agencies.

3. Creating a Proactive Environment for Obtaining Funds for Projects.

4. Consolidating and Increasing Membership in Regional and International Networks and Associations.

5. Supervision of Organisation of International Conferences.

6. Preparation of Agreements and MoUs with Universities and Research Centres Regionally and Internationally.

7. Focusing on Exchange Programmes for Staff and Students.

8. Institutionalizing the Relationship between PSUT and the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) and Enhancing Relations Towards the Organisation of External Relations.

 
Enhance Quality of Education, Research and International Reputation of PSUT
Objective
Activities/Tasks
Timeline
Role
Resources
Measure
Status
Enhancing Relation with Jordanian, Arab, Islamic and world Universities
 
 
 
Form consortiums with Jordanian and Arab universities for EU joint projects.
10.2.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
· 10  Days
 
· No. of participating HE institutions in Jordan and Arab universities in the consortiums.
· No. of successful submissions.
· No. of granted projects.
Achieved
Faculty and graduate students exchange, joint dissertations and theses supervision with good European universities.
31.12.2016
·   VPI Office Dean of Graduate School
·   Dean of IT
· 30 Days
 
·   Establishing exchange programme.
·   No. of PhD students participated in exchange with EU universities.
·   No. of professors participated.
Planned
Assisting faculty members in spending Sabbatical leaves in good research institutes.
31.12.2016
·   VPI Office
·   Dean of Graduate School
· 20   Days
 
·   Legalising and bylaws.
·   Identifying partners.
·    No. of professors participated.
Planned
Create an eLearning Centre.
30.6.2016
·   VPI Office
·      40 Days
·      Space
·      Funds through EQTeL and OpenMed projects
·      Director and  Employees
·  Successful establishment of centre.
·  Improved raking.
Ongoing
Enhancing Relations with the European Commission and other Funding Agencies.
Submit new proposals to Erasmus+ programme.
10.2.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      30 Days
 
· No. of participating HE institutions in Jordan and Arab universities in the consortiums.
· No. of successful submissions.
· No. of granted projects.
Achieved
Submit new Horizon2020
30.9.2016
·   VPI Office
·      20  Days
 
· Identifying and joining proper consortiums.
· No. of successful submissions.
· No. of granted projects.
Planned
Creating a Proactive Environment for Obtaining Funds for Projects.
Engage faculties and deanships in preparing a strategic plan for internationalisation.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·   Deans
·      10 Days
 
· No. of strategies developed.
· No. action plans developed containing an explicit or implicit objective regarding internationalization.
Achieved
Engage faculty members in preparing proposals.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Faculty members
·      20  Days
 
·  Number of proposals submitted with international partners
·  Growth in number and proportion faculty members engaged.
 
Planned
Organise training and awareness workshops.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
·  Number of training and workshops.
·  No. of participants.
·  No. of new active staff.
 
 
Planned
Update the International Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      20 Days
·     Funds from MIMI project
·Enhanced international reputation.
·No. of activities.
·Improved international activities.
Ongoing
Create a Project Management Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      20 Days
·      Funds from MIMI project
·      Director and Employees
·  Successful updating of office.
·  No. of activities and functions of the office.
Ongoing
Team training with EAIE.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
·  No of staff trained.
·  Enhanced skills and knowledge.
Planned
Consolidating and Increasing Membership in Regional and International Networks and Associations.
Maintaining coordination with AArU.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
·  Continuation of relationship.
·  Sustainable planning
·  No. of active activities held.
 
Ongoing
 
Maintaining coordination with EUA.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  10 Days
·  Continuation of relationship.
·  Sustainable planning
·  Successful coordination of AECHE.
 
Ongoing
 
Joining UNIMED.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  10 Days
·  Continuation of relationship.
·  Sustainable planning
·  No. of joint activities held.
·  No. of joint projects submitted and implemented.
 
Achieved
 
Joining other networks and associations.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
·  No. of networks and associations joint.
·  Enhanced partnership and joint activities held.
Achieved
Join INQAAHE
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Fees
 
·  Become member of INQAAHE.
·  Enhanced partnership and joint activities held.
Planned
Join  CIM Accredited Study Centre
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Fees
 
·         Become member of CIM.
·         No. of courses matched.
 
Planned
Join PMI Accredited Study Center and PDU Provider
 
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Fees
·  Become member of PMI.
·  Become accredited of PMI by establishing for PMP certificate. 
Planned
Supervision of Organisation of International Conferences.
Turkish-Arab Conference on Higher Education.
26-30 April 2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
 
·  Successful implementation of conference.
Achieved
Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education.
 
25-27 May 2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
 
·  Successful implementation of conference.
Achieved
Arab-Asian Conference on Higher Education.
 
October 2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
·  Successful implementation of conference.
Ongoing
Coordinate with deans for hosting scientific conferences at PSUT.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      10 Days
 
 
·  No. of conferences held.
·  No. of participants.
·  No. of research publications.
Planned
Coordinate with Jordanian Universities to propose and organize joint international conferences.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      10 Days
·      Funds
 
·  No. of conferences held.
·  No. of participants.
 
Planned
Create AACSB Annual Conference
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Funds
· Successful implementation of conference.
Planned
Preparation of Agreements and MoUs with Universities and Research Centers Regionally and Internationally.
Implement running agreements and MoUs.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
·  Increased number of agreement and MoUs with partner.
Ongoing
Pursue cooperation through signing further agreements and MoUs on exchange, research and capacity building programs.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·  20 Days
·   No. agreements and MoUs signed.
 
Planned
Strengthen relationship with private sector and NGOs organizations to implement and fund related research centers.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      20 Days
 
·   Establish database for private organization and NGOs.
·   No. of contacts made.
·   Fund received.
Ongoing
Negotiations with world universities to develop further joint academic programs.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      20 Days
 
 
· No. of universities contacted.
· No. of new agreements.
· No. of new joint academic programme.
Ongoing
Prepare Students to Work in an Intercultural and Globalized World
Focusing on Exchange Programmes for Staff and Students.
Establish a Students’ Service Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Admission and Registration.
·      20 Days
·      Space
·      Funds, Director and Employees.
·  Successful establishment of office.
Ongoing
Establish Staff and Students Exchange Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Students Affairs
·      20 Days
·      Space
·      Funds
·      Director and Employees
·  Successful establishment of office.
Ongoing
Following up current Erasmus+ credit mobility projects.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
 
·         Successful project implementation.
·         No. of new scholarships. 
Ongoing
Submit new Erasmus+ credit mobility proposals, focusing on the possibility of financially supporting qualified Jordanian students in their graduate studies abroad.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
 
·   Successful submission of proposals.
·   Successful project and funding obtained.
·   No. of new scholarships. 
Achieved
Develop Fulbright Links.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  10 Days
 
· Increased exchange   and scholarship opportunities.
· No. of faculty and students obtaining Fulbright scholarships.
Ongoing
Develop relations with universities to create sabbatical leave track.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
 
· No. of agreements with world universities.
· No. of faculty obtaining sabbaticals.
Planned
Enhance Participation in Students’ Competitions at regional and International Levels
Organise a Regional in Robotics Competition.
 
31.12.2016
·Faculty of Engineering
·      5 Days  
· No .of awards received.
· Ranking of university
· No of innovations and achievements.
Planned
Attract and Retain the International Students
Develop a plan to attract and retain the   international students.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Admission and Registration
·      10 Days 
· Increase the proportion of  international students to 10%
Planned
Provide Service to Society and Community Social Engagement
 
Devise a plan for joint actions and projects, including joint supervision of graduate students, and the utilization of existing facilities at RSS and PSUT.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·  10 Days
 
· No. of meetings with RSS research leadership.
· Utilization of existing facilities at both RSS and PSUT.
· No. of joint research groups formed.
· Enhanced research reputation.
Planned
Provide Service to the Local Community
 
Form a network of international offices in universities in Jordan.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
 
·  20 Days
 
· No. of universities joining.
· Network formed.
Planned
Organize a number of seminars and lectures for expatriates for national audience.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
 
·      10 Days
·      Travel Funds
 
· No. of scientific expatriates attracted.
·  Number of seminars held.
·  No. of people attending.
Ongoing
 

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